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Unformatted text preview: • Diet/Ration Formulation is Based on the Following Factors : Performance weight, age, environment, and in some cases gender Feed source and nutrient content Supplement feed additives (medicines/ antibiotics) – Get what you pay for Cost and palatability Accurate formulation, mixing, and delivery to animals • Complete Feed is a Well Balanced Formulation and Should be Performed by : Professional Allied Industry Feed Mill • Importance of High Quality Feed and Accurate Formulation Results : In general, feed is the highest cost of many food animals Incorrect diet formulations decrease performance Overfeeding of specific nutrients can be very costly with no benefit Must be aware of environmental concerns regarding feeding/manure...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course AGC ANSC 102 taught by Professor Latour during the Winter '09 term at Purdue.
- Winter '09